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Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers

G.H. Baillie and C. Clutton and C.A. Ilbert

ISBN 10: 0517017717 / ISBN 13: 9780517017715
Published by Bonanza, New York, 1956
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Lavender Path Antiques & Books (Harwinton, CT, U.S.A.)

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Large hardcover, 517 pages in fine condition. Pages clean, bright and tight. Inside back cover there are some notations written. Dustjacket good, some wear on jacket edges, 1 soil spot on jacket front, a few small repaired tears in jacket. Pull-out frontispiece diagram. 1956, 1st printing. of 7th edition. A historical and descriptive account of the different styles of clocks and watches of the past in England and abroad containing a list of nearly 14,000 makers. 100's of photos and diagrams.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001968

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Title: Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their ...

Publisher: Bonanza, New York

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by F. Janca and L.H. Cresswell

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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Modern reprint of original book published by E. P. Dutton in 1956. Includes extensive listings of former makers, horological technical terms, a summary of hall-marks to 1830, short biographies of famous makers, a survey of types of clocks and watches, and a bibliography. Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers: A Historical and Descriptive Account of the Different Styles of Clocks and Watches of the Past in England and Abroad Containing a List of Nearly Fourteen Thousand Makers, 7th Edition

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